WorldCat Identities

Parker, Lewis K.

Overview
Works: 61 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 5,321 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DT49, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lewis K Parker
Egypt by Lewis K Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the geography, people, food, schools, recreation, celebrations, and language of Egypt
Spain by Lewis K Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Spain, highlighting the country's geography, people, foods, schools, recreation, celebrations, and language
Australia by Lewis K Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hot-air balloon takes the reader on a trip to Australia, "the land down under" because it is below the equator in the southern hemisphere
Japan by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From exciting festivals to unusual food, find out about the islands and the people that make up the nation of Japan
Canada by Lewis K Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trek across the largest country in North America. Experience different cultures and languages of Canada's people
Vietnam by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hot-air balloon takes the reader on a trip to Vietnam, a long and narrow country in southeast Asia
India by Lewis K Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel to some of the highest mountains on Earth and discover strange and bizarre animals
England by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore Roman baths, ancient cathedrals and prehistoric ruins in a land famous for its royalty
Dropping in on Mexico by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hot-air balloon takes the reader on a trip to Mexico, the third largest country in North America
Why Mexican immigrants came to America by Lewis K Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of Mexican immigration to what is now the United States, and looks at the contributions of Mexican Americans to the culture of their new country
The Battle of Monmouth by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the people and action of the Revolutionary War battle of Monmouth, New Jersey, which was the last battle fought between the two major armies, rather than by smaller forces
The Battle of Trenton by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the people and action of the Revolutionary War battle of Trenton, New Jersey, in which General Washington led his men across the partially frozen Delaware River on the day after Christmas, 1776
Andrew Carnegie and the steel industry by Lewis K Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the Scottish immigrant who made a fortune in the steel industry and used much of it for philanthropic causes
John Jacob Astor and the fur trade by Lewis K Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces John Jacob Astor, who came to the United States in 1784, began work as a clerk for a fur trader, later went into business for himself, and died in 1848 as the richest man in America
Henry Ford and the automobile industry by Lewis K Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of Henry Ford, who is best known for his development of an automobile, the Model T, which was affordable partly due to his use of the first moving assembly line
John D. Rockefeller and the oil industry by Lewis K Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of American oil magnate, John D. Rockefeller. Did you know that John D. Rockefeller's fortune would be worth about $189 billion dollars today? Rockefeller found many new uses for oil, bringing it into America's homes. Rockefeller's inventiveness and business skill made the oil industry what it is today. Rockefeller's determination and innovation made him one of the most successful businessmen in America
Charles Cornwallis by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of General Lord Charles Cornwallis and his role in the Revolutionary War
Cornelius Vanderbilt and the railroad industry by Lewis K Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the steamship and railroad tycoon, focusing on his success as a business man
The Battle of Lexington and Concord by Lewis K Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the people and action of the Revolutionary War battles of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, in which the first blood was shed in the fight for United States independence
Magnets by Lewis K Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains the scientific concept of matter and discusses its three states--liquid, gas, and solid
 
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